Judging Sessions

By entering the Judging Sessions menu, you can configure the different sessions of the competition and organize the corresponding judging tables.

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You will be directed to this screen:

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Clicking on Create First Session generates the first judging session. It is necessary to label this session; in this case it will be Sesión 1 – Sábado.

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You will then access this screen:

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Clicking on New panel, the judging tables are created:

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Judges are added to the table by clicking on their names:

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If you want to remove a judge from a table, you can click on the trash icon next to the judge’s name, and that judge will return to the right column, Available judges.

By default, the table is configured with an horizontal hierarchy of judges. If you want to have a head judge, click on the star icon next to their name:

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By clicking on Add you can assign award categories (previously set) to that table:

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The screen will look like this:

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If you click on Print entries list you can have a samples’ list for the categories associated with that table:

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It is worth noting that by default the evaluation mode for a table is First Round.

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You can modify the evaluation mode to an intermediate round (Mid Round), Mini B.O.S. or B.O.S.:

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A table’s info can be saved by clicking on the Save button.

Repeating this process, multiple tables can be created for the session:

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It should be noted that if a judge reported that he has limitations with certain styles, and an award category that includes one of those styles is assigned to his table, a warning about this conflict of interests will pop up:

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You can also create several sessions (a block of judging time without interruptions) by clicking on Add Session:

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Once created, any of the sessions can be accessed via the dropdown menu:

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It is important to point out that, at the time of judging, there can only be one open judging session (two sessions cannot be open at the same time). When it’s time to judge, this option will appear on the Dashboard:

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So you will have to click on the Play button of the current session, stop it at the end of it, and then click Play when the next session starts.

During the course of the judging session, the administrator will be able to monitor the judging day through the Dashboard screen as shown below:

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  • Judging sessions: Allows you to see which session is in progress and the amount of judging time that has elapsed.
  • Entries: Shows the total number of samples entered (Entries), how many were received (Checked-in), how many were sorted (Sorted) and how many were evaluated (Judged beers).
  • Pending configurations: Shows the pending configurations of the competition, from before its starting (Before registration), before triage (Before sorting), before judging (Before judging) and after judging (After judging).
  • Speed: Shows a graphical representation of the judging speed (in beers per hour) and the estimated time (in hours) for the completion of the judging.
  • Session 1: Shows the number of beers evaluated per table and the average evaluation time of each of them for the current session (in this case, Session 1).
  • Overall stats: Shows the average judging time and the average number of words per sample.
  • Calibration round: In the case of selecting a calibration round, it shows the average score and the number of judges who performed it.
  • Judges: Shows individual statistics of judges, considering the number of samples evaluated, and the average time and number of words used during the evaluation.